Windows Weekly 124
Recorded: September 24, 2009
Published: September 25, 2009
- Windows 7 is ready for enterprise deployment now
- There's no technical need to wait for SP1
- The question is cost/need
- Here comes Microsoft Security Essentials
- Microsoft's free AV solution will ship in the coming days.
- No functional changes since the beta
- Concerns about Office Web Applications
- I think Microsoft isn't doing enough here to combat the threat from Google Apps
- V1.0 does not support offline mode and is not designed to replace traditional Office applications.
- This shouldn't be seen as complementary. It should work on its own.
- And why is it so far behind? This tech preview was supposed to ship in December 2008
- New HP MediaSmart Servers arrive
- Based on Windows Home Server but with lots of custom add-ons
- Google Mobile Sync adds push email
- Free, excellent solution for smart phones
- Related: New Microsoft smart phone designs revealed this week by Gizmodo
- Google Voice and Apps Store: Google Responds
Tip of the Week
- Get the Xbox 360 Elite for $50 off - Just $250 with a $50 mail in rebate through October 3 in the US only. Nintendo is reducing price of Wii to $200 starting 9/27 too)
Software Pick of the Week
- alternativeto.net - Not so much a single piece of software, but rather a site that lists alternatives to popular software. For example: Alternatives to Photoshop include GIMP, Paint.NET, and so on.
Thanks to Jeff Jones for the tip.
- Link URL and optional brief description
|Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut (UNABRIDGED)|
Narrated by Jonathan Davis
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Edited by: Tony Notes:
- Alex Lindsay filling in for Leo
- There's quite a few pops in Alex's track. noise is not present in program 1 mixdown.
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